Show navigation

Connect with a professional now.

Bruce Merwin

Attorney at Thompson & Knight LLP
Houston, Texas
Bruce is current a Real Estate partner in Thompson Knight LLP's Houston office and firm's "go-to" construction transactions lawyer. Bruce has more than 38 years of experience working on all types of complex real estate transactions and represents developers, owners, contractors and architects involved in the development, financing, sale, purchase and leasing of commercial properties.

His construction practice has an emphasis on drafting and negotiating professional services agreements and construction contracts, including a focus on green building issues. For the past few years, he has worked on more than 50 construction contacts annually, primarily involving multi-family development, medical buildings, office buildings, industrial, and energy-related projects.
Read more
Bruce is current a Real Estate partner in Thompson Knight LLP's Houston office and firm's "go-to" construction transactions lawyer. Bruce has more than 38 years of experience working on all types of complex real estate transactions and represents developers, owners, contractors and architects involved in the development, financing, sale, purchase and leasing of commercial properties.

His construction practice has an emphasis on drafting and negotiating professional services agreements and construction contracts, including a focus on green building issues. For the past few years, he has worked on more than 50 construction contacts annually, primarily involving multi-family development, medical buildings, office buildings, industrial, and energy-related projects.

Bruce is recognized by Best Lawyers in America for more than 15 years in both real estate law and construction law, the only lawyer in Texas to be recognized in both areas simultaneously. He is also listed in Chambers USA in construction since 2003. Bruce is also a Steering Committee member of Division 2, Contract Documents, of the ABA Construction Law Forum and has made presentations before Division 2 of the Construction Law Forum for the past several years

About Me

What professional recognitions do you have?
Bruce is the only attorney in Texas to be listed in both Real Estate Law and Construction Law in the 2016 edition of The Best Lawyers in America® by Woodward/White Inc.
What topics have you lectured or presented on?
Identifying Troublesome Contract Clauses and Their Solutions, Commercial Real Estate Purchase Agreements: 15 Key Issues and Drafting Solutions, Green or Sustainable Construction and many other.

Endorsements

Bruce has not received any endorsements yet.

Endorse Bruce

Associations

Association Position
American Bar Association; Construction Law Section (Steering Committee) Member
Houston Bar Association Member
State Bar of Texas; Construction Law Section, Real Estate, Probate and Trust Section Member

Education

School Degree Graduation Year
The University of Texas School of Law J.D. 1976
George Washington University B.A. 1973

Contact Information

Thompson & Knight LLP

333 Clay St Ste 3300
Houston, TX 77002